The shadow of an object varies directly as its height h. A man 1.8 m tall casts a shadow 4.32 m long. If at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 12.8 m long, how how is the flagpole?

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  1. since the ratio is constant, find the flagpole's height f, using

    f/12.8 = 1.8/4.32

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  2. 5.33

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